Extract from the diary of Lt B H Gregg, 5th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
[Lt Gregg joined up in August 1914 in Chester. He survived the war and died aged 102 in Canada.]
9 – 11.30 a.m. a battalion route march via SAINT SYLVESTRE & STEENVOORDE. Pleasant occupation for a change. Clean fresh rolling agricultural country near CASSEL. Pay Day.